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Alabama residents with Type 2 diabetes sought for long-term study on medication effectiveness

Posted: April 22, 2014 Pharmaceutical

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are enrolling participants in an ongoing study on the long-term benefits and side effects with certain combinations of drugs to treat type 2 diabetes.

Delphi Automotive probed by U.S. Senators for failure to replace GM’s defective ignition switches

Posted: April 17, 2014 Product Liability

Tuesday, U.S. senators began to turn their questions about the massive General Motors (GM) ignition switch recall to the company’s ignition switch supplier, Delphi Automotive PLC. The controversial defective ignition switches are believed to have been responsible for 13 fatal

“See Tracks? Think Train!” campaign focuses on teaching Americans awareness of railway safety

Posted: April 14, 2014 Personal Injury

A debut national public safety campaign has set its aim for decreasing the number of highway-railroad crossing fatalities across the United States. “See Tracks? Think Train!” will be coming to various cities and towns across the nation to highlight the

18-wheeler crashes underline importance of safe driving around big rigs

Posted: April 10, 2014 Personal Injury

A pair of traffic accidents involving 18-wheelers in Alabama on Tuesday underscored the dangers inherent in sharing the road with a big rig. Investigators are still evaluating the causes of two separate crashes, one that involved a fiery big-rig crash

The death of a University of Alabama student at a party spurs $10 million wrongful death lawsuit

Posted: April 10, 2014 Personal Injury

Days before the statute of limitations would have barred the complaint from the court system, a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit was filed by the family of a University of Alabama student who drowned in the Black Warrior River in

Airplane crash in SE Georgia kills Prattville native and his fellow flight school student

Posted: March 28, 2014 Personal Injury

A Prattville, Ala., native was one of two men killed earlier this week when the single-engine airplane they were flying in crashed into a marshy area about four miles from Brunswick, Ga.

Listeria monocytogenes contamination spurs large recall of Parkers Farm products

Posted: March 27, 2014 Recalls

A recall is currently being conducted by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors after it was determined that many varieties of the Parkers Farm Acquisition snack foods were contaminated by Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. The bacteria

Colorado plane crash victims believed to be Alabama family

Posted: March 26, 2014 Personal Injury

Authorities confirmed the presence of five bodies believed to be of a Gadsden, Ala., family and pilot inside a single-engine airplane that crashed into a high-altitude reservoir in Southwestern Colorado Saturday afternoon.

Alabama man files testosterone side effects lawsuit after suffering stroke

Posted: March 25, 2014 Pharmaceutical

An Alabama man has filed a lawsuit against the makers of the testosterone replacement treatment Testim, claiming the drug caused him to have a stroke.

Waterkeeper Alliance claims AGR train oil spill has not been effectively cleaned by EPA and ADEM

Posted: March 14, 2014 Environmental

On Nov. 7, 2013, an Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway L.L.C. (AGR) train derailed near Aliceville in west Alabama, resulting in fiery explosions and millions of gallons of crude oil spilled. However, promises of an aggressive cleanup in the affected wetlands